Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Category: Darley Abbey

  • Boar’s Head Mills and the River Derwent

    Boar’s Head Mills and the River Derwent

    Stayed in Derby last night so an early run around Darley Abbey and along the banks of the River Derwent. The photo is of¬†Boar’s Head Mills, a cotton mill built¬†by Thomas Evans and his company between 1782 and 1830 and used in textile production until 1970. The mill took advantage of the¬†water power available from…